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ProfileAssociate Legal Reporter The candidate perform legal news reporting and analysis, analytical pieces and general assignments for assigned content areas. Employees of this classification perform most of the following, as assigned: Screen cases, legislation, regulations and other legal developments; analyze issues; edit, report, research, update and/or write legal content. File breaking news alerts, intraday stories and final write-throughs. Originate, propose and develop story ideas. Develop and maintain sources and professional contacts in the government and private sectors. May participate in production of unit's publication(s). Develop and maintain knowledge of issues in relevant legal fields. Remain current on issues and developments related to assigned beat(s). Stay abreast of and effectively uses electronic resources and other tools to perform the job effectively. Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.
Qualification and Experience
A Juris Doctor, paralegal training, substantial progress toward a law degree, relevant coursework, and/or experience preferred. Should have 3+ yearsâ€™ experience in some combination of news reporting, legal writing and/or legal practice. Must have abilities in legal research, analysis, and writing in federal and state regulatory, legislative, and judicial processes; ability to file a news story on deadline; ability to carry out assigned research and writing projects within deadlines under general supervision; ability to attend outside meetings, hearings, news events, etc. and to report on them clearly and accurately for deadline. Should have ability to use publishing tools and other technology effectively with training; ability to interact effectively with colleagues, sources, and others.
The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc
1801 South Bell Street
Arlington, VA 22202